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What is the Parade of Homes?

The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association Parade of Homes is a unique and exciting marketing opportunity in support of the Certified Professional Home Builder program. It is designed to raise the general public’s awareness and understanding of the quality, efficiency, affordability and design of today’s new homes. It also promotes the value and importance of choosing a Certified Professional Home Builder.

How long has the Parade of Homes been running?

The Parade of Homes project was re-launched by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association in 2016 with a new brand and format after a two year hiatus from its previous form. Since its launch in 2016, the POH Project has seen a dramatic increase in attendance. In year one the project recorded just over 10,000 home visits with 24 participating homes. In 2019, the Parade of Homes recorded in home visit attendance at 23,163.

What is the length of the Parade of Homes?

The Parade of Homes runs for a four-week period. 2020 Dates are Tuesday, August 25th – Sunday, September 20th

What are the required hours to have my show home open?

The mandatory Parade of Homes hours of operation are as follows:

Tuesday – Thursday: 7 pm – 9 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 2 pm – 5 pm (including stat holidays)
Monday & Friday: Closed

 

What are the key project deadlines?

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 15th

Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 18th

Home Completion Date: Friday, August 21st

Sponsorship Deadline: Tuesday, June 30th

*Additional marketing deadlines will be provided after registration.

Participation Fee

Certified Professional Home Builder Members will submit a contribution fee of $2,500 per house plus GST (for each show home and show suite). This fee will be used for the advertising, promotion and administration of the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association Parade of Homes. Each participating home will be highlighted on the website www.paradeofhomesonline.ca with the rendering/photo, floor plans, descriptions, builder information and appropriate links.

Performance Deposit

Certified Professional Builder Members are required to submit a performance deposit in an amount as set forth below for each show home entered in the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association Parade of Homes. Deposit is to accompany by the participation fee.

  • $1,000 per show home/suite for Certified Professional Home Builders who have participated in the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association Parade of Homes within the past 5 years
  •  $5,000 for first time participants

Performance deposits will be returned at the conclusion of the Parade of Homes less any penalties for non-performance assessed by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association in accordance with this agreement.

Who should I contact if I have POH questions?

Paul-Rémi Poulin

Business Development Associate

P: 306.955.5188 – Ext 104   E: ppoulin@saskatoonhomebuilders.com

Project Website: https://paradeofhomesonline.ca

 

View last year’s Post Project Report for 2019 project results